Monthly Archives: July 2014

Out of Context: most recent publication


Read Out of Context: Ethnographic Interviewing, Empathy, and Humanitarian Design : Abstract: User-centered and participatory design methods focus on the importance of understanding, and including, the end user in concept development. Current theories especially emphasize so-called “empathic design methods” and … Continue reading

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HIP 2014: calling for a humanitarian paradigm shift


“I think we are ready for a paradigm shift” was the conclusion of Alexander Aleinikoff, Deputy High Commisioner of the UNHCR at his keynote address at Oxford Humanitarian Innovation Conference last Saturday. What he referred to, is that the humanitarian … Continue reading

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